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CoP Coffee Connections (discussion series) archive

See what topics we discussed in these meetings and download related material.

Note that materials for all meetings held after December, 2020 will be posted to the HR Community of Practice group in Microsoft Teams, where you may also request to join the group if you are an HR practitioner at the University of Washington.

Date Topics discussed
Dec. 17 2020 recap and goals for 2021.
Oct. 22 Strategies for inclusivity, leading by example, and supporting employees in stressful times.
Sept. 24 2017-2021 UW Diversity Blueprint: Goal 6: Improve accountability and transparency.
Aug. 27 Discussion of Goal #1 of the 2017-2021 UW Diversity Blueprint: Cultivate an inclusive campus climate.
July 16 Building DEI into our local practices

The Staff Diversity Hiring Toolkit offers comprehensive guidance from the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, from the recruitment process through retention.

June 25 Return-to-Workplace Planning

Communication, employee feedback, current obstacles.

June 11 Practice Share

  • Learning to conduct virtual performance evaluations.
  • Creative solutions to virtual onboarding.
May 14 Group discussion, introduction to the HR CoP